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I am so embarrased-- My penis has a mind of its own; I got a hard-on in the doctor's office!
Feb 23, 2003

My concern is that I got an erection when the doctor was examining me. And because my penis seems to have a mind of its own, I am concerned what my doctor may say or think when it happens? Please don't disregard this question, as it does seriously concern me, thanks

Response from Dr. Dezube

You'd be surprised how often this concern "pops up". There is no reason to be embarassed by a normal bodily function (an erect penis). Penises do indeed have "minds of their own"-- I doubt there are many men on the face of this earth who have not had an erection at an awkward time. I imagine your physician has dealt with this issue on many many occasions so it's unlikely to phase him/her.

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